Author: Kyle McDaniel

The lost art of sports card collecting

February 14, 2019

By KYLE McDANIEL   The world of sports card collecting is an ever-shrinking market, as more and more children have less interest in them.   Matt Mortenson from Mountain View Sports, a sports collectible shop at Speedway Boulevard and Wilmot Road spoke about his thoughts on card collecting today.   “The biggest factor I think […]

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The Aztecs lack dominance on the mound

February 14, 2019

By KYLE McDANIEL   After 11 seasons at the helm, Armando Quiroz called it quits as Pima Community College’s Softball coach.   Rebekah Quiroz, who had been an associate head coach since 2013, was promoted to head coach. Quiroz, a former player at Pima, knows what it’ll take to get the Aztecs back on top […]

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PCC soccer are the national champions

December 6, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL The Aztecs previously were 0-2 in national title games before their win on Nov. 17.  However, State Fair College who beat them in 1999 vacated its title.   Sophomore Hugo Kametani was voted MVP of the tournament after scoring three consecutive game winners. Coach David Cosgrove received the Coach of the Tournament award […]

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Aztecs demolish first opponents at NJCAA Division I tournament

November 15, 2018

BY KYLE MCDANIEL   Pima won their first game at Nationals pretty handily, by absolutely obliterating the Jayhawks from Muskegon CC. A stiffer opponent is next on the cards for Wednesday as they take on the #8 seeded North Texas CC. If the Aztecs win that game they will secure a spot in the semi-finals. […]

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Sports dynasties are destroying competition

November 15, 2018

By Kyle McDaniel   Raise your hand if you’re tired of seeing the New England Patriots, Alabama College Football and now to some extent the Golden State Warriors, win year after year after year. It gets old fast especially if you’re a fan of a rival team, or just look for the league to be […]

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Aztecs wrap up best season in school history

November 1, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL   The Aztecs are on to the NJCAA District I Semifinals against Laramie County Community College, and will be playing that game at their home stadium Kino Sports Complex. If they win that game, they will play in the NJCAA District I finals the next night. With a win there, they would […]

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Kametani named ACCAC player of the year

November 1, 2018

BY KYLE MCDANIEL   Sophomore and team captain Hugo Kametani helped the Aztecs this season record their best regular season in team history. He finished the regular season with 22 goals and 5 assists. He also was recently awarded the ACCAC/Region 1 Player of the Year award and was selected first team All-ACCAC/NJCAA Region I. […]

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Male Sexual Assault can be an issue, too

November 1, 2018

BY KYLE MCDANIEL   According to www.nsvrc.org/statistics, only 9 percent of rape and sexual assault victims are male, which is a telling fact. I read and hear all the time that women are afraid to speak up, but it is a hundred times worse for males, because males look at sex differently.   If I […]

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The Beginning of the End by Kyle McDaniel

November 1, 2018

By Kyle McDaniel   As you can tell there will be a reason for the writing of this article as it stems from a personal experience of mine, an experience that had everything you would need to create an Oscar winning film.   One day I noticed an employee who I thought was absolutely gorgeous, […]

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National recognition for Aztecs’ Gutierrez

October 18, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL Freshman defender Taylor Gutierrez has started every game so far for the Pima Community College Women’s Soccer team, was recently awarded the ACCAC Player of the Week. That week, she scored a goal and assisted a goal in the team’s 3-0 victory over Cochise College.  As well as helping keep the #7 […]

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